Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #4229: pragma (pronounced prag'-mah)

from 4238; a deed; by implication, an affair; by extension, an object (material):--business, matter, thing, work.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) that which has been done, a deed, an accomplished fact

2) what is done or being accomplished

2a) spec. business, a commercial transaction

3) a matter, question, affair

3a) spec. in a forensic sense, a matter at law, case, suit

4) that which is or exists, a thing

Part of Speech: noun neuter

Relation: from G4238

Citing in TDNT: 6:638, 927


This word is used 11 times:

Matthew 18:19: "earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done"
Luke 1:1: "to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us,"
Acts 5:4: "power? why hast thou conceived this thing in thine"
Romans 16:2: "her in whatsoever business she hath need of you: for"
1 Corinthians 6:1: "any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before"
2 Corinthians 7:11: "yourselves to be clear in this matter."
1 Thessalonians 4:6: "his brother in any matter: because that the Lord is the avenger"
Hebrews 6:18: "by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God"
Hebrews 10:1: "very image of the things, can never with those sacrifices"
Hebrews 11:1: "the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen."
James 3:16: "and every evil work."

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